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The Boulder Turnpike (credit: CBS)

More Colorado Road Deals Could Be On Horizon

Colorado transportation officials say more partnerships with private companies could be on the horizon after the state signed a deal for a private company to help expand and maintain the main Denver-Boulder highway and collect tolls.

02/27/2014

The Boulder Turnpike (credit: CBS)

Boulder Turnpike Deal Final After Meeting Criticism

After sharp criticism, Colorado has announced the conclusion of a deal for a private company to help expand and maintain the main Denver-Boulder highway and collect tolls from some lanes.

02/26/2014

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New CDOT Campaign Targets Stoned Drivers

Next month the Colorado Department of Transportation will kick off a new campaign aimed at warning people against smoking marijuana and driving called “Drive High, Get a DUI.”

02/24/2014

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CDOT Implements ‘The Wave’ To Quell I-70 Congestion

Traffic was clogged on Interstate 70 on Sunday at Georgetown as skiers started the trek home from the mountains.

02/24/2014

CDOT spokeswoman Amy Ford (credit: CBS)

CDOT Launches ‘Peak Time Challenge’ To Raise Awareness About I-70 Jams

Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation have launched a contest that’s intended to spread awareness about how to avoid heavy Interstate 70 mountain traffic.

02/21/2014

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High-Speed Rail To Mountains Proposed To Ease Traffic Congestion

A high-speed rail line is being proposed from Denver to the mountains in an effort to ease traffic congestion that keeps thousands of drivers stuck for hours along Interstate 70.

02/20/2014

Several people were removed from a public meeting on the privatization of U.S. 36 on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Emotional Debate As U.S. 36 Privatization Moves Closer To Done Deal

There were some tense moments amid emotional outbursts at the latest meeting to discuss the privatization and addition of a toll lane along the U.S. 36 corridor.

02/19/2014

The Boulder Turnpike (credit: CBS)

Criticized Colorado Turnpike Contract Made Public

The Colorado Department of Transportation on Friday publicly released its much-criticized contract with a private firm to operate U.S. 36 between Denver and Boulder for the next 50 years.

02/14/2014

Mark Altman with CDOT demonstrates the auto sock (credit: CBS)

CDOT Finds Success Using ‘Auto Socks’ To Free Stuck Vehicles

Recent blasts of winter in the mountains have stranded motorists and the Colorado Department of Transportation used something many might not have heard of to bail dozens of cars out of drifts.

02/14/2014

Emotions continued to run high at a second meeting Thursday over the privatization of toll lanes on U.S. 36 (credit: CBS)

Emotions Carry Over To 2nd Meeting Of U.S. 36 Privatization

Strong emotions carried over to the second meeting to discuss the privatization of U.S. 36 that would turn over a toll lane to a private company for the next 50 years.

02/14/2014

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